David Batz

David Batz

Senior Director Cyber and Infrastructure Security
Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
David Batz works for Edison Electric Institute, with a renewed focus on cyber and infrastructure security for investor owned electric utilities.

Mr. Batz assists members with understanding and applying appropriate security solutions to address emerging threats and issues, including the Internet of Things (IoT). He has provided professional technology and security solutions and services for 30 years, with over 20 years of experience working with owners and operators within the energy sector.

In addition, David Batz leverages over a decade of energy, and regulatory compliance as well as physical and cyber security policy experience and engagement with federal agencies including Department of Energy, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Batz is a member of InfraGard, and serves on the SANS Advisory Board. He has served on the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC) and the CIPC-Executive Committee.

Batz has authored various articles and presented at numerous events on securing critical infrastructure, industrial systems and standardization topics for prominent industry associations including NIST, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, US-AID and the American Society Civil Engineers to name a few.

Mr. Batz is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and has multiple security certifications